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Renovate or replace? Making the billion-dollar decision

Monday, 9 August 2010

In his article in the August issue of Health Facilities Management, Bill Mead discusses the financial, physical, and operational factors to be considered when making decisions regarding the renovation/expansion or replacement of a hospital facility.

By way of example Bill presents the cases of the replacement campus for Sherman Hospital in Elgin, Illinois, and the bed tower expansion for Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin.

Health Facilities Management article

Renovate or replace? Solving the million (billion?) dollar question

3 November 2009

Healthcare Design '09 - Orlando, FL

Bill Mead, Shepley Bulfinch
Jon Vice, retired president, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin

Building Places for Children

Friday, 29 August 2003

by William Mead

Building Places for Children

Bill Mead discusses aspects of designing healing environments for young patients and their families, part of Shepley’s long-standing leadership in the delivery of patient-centered care.

Hospitals for the next generation

27 February 2008

American Organization of Nursing Executives (AORN) - Scottsdale, AZ

Bill Mead, AIA, ACHA

Children's Hospital Boston front-and-center in Healthcare Design

Tuesday, 10 July 2007

An article by Shepley Bulfinch principal William Mead discussed communication and the role design of the Main South expansion at Children’s Hospital Boston in the July 2007 issue of Healthcare Design magazine.

The 11-story, 250,000 s.f. expansion was designed to foster communications among hospital staff, as well as with patients, and families, an aspect of particular importance in the pediatric acute care environment.

The facility, which opened in 2005, received the 2006 Modern Healthcare Award of Excellence. It incorporates sophisticated medical technology, including the innovative MROR, which bring magnetic resonance imaging technology into the surgical suite.

Champions for Children’s benefit

30 November 2010

Seaport World Trade Center, Boston, MA


Children's Hospital Boston wins Modern Healthcare Award

Monday, 25 September 2006

Shepley Bulfinch’s expansion project for Children’s Hospital Boston was named one of 12 winners of Modern Healthcare’s Award of Excellence in its 21st Annual Design Awards. The 240,000 s.f. project laterally expanded the functions of the hospital’s main building, which the firm designed in 1985, to contiguous space in the new building.

Children’s Hospital Boston: From the Mock-up Room to Reality

Saturday, 29 March 2003

by Deborah Johansen

Children’s Hospital Boston: From the Mock-up Room to Reality

As part of the design of the Berthiaume Family South building, Shepley created a full-scale mock-up of an operating room and an ICU as a design conceptualization tool. This article first appeared in the March 2003 issue of Healthcare Design.